Dr. Beth Bryant

Executive Director

Dr. Beth Bryant received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Florida. She completed pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships at the A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, and a postdoctoral LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) fellowship at the Westchester Institute for Human Development, a University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), where she also served as faculty at the New York Medical College. She previously was the Director of the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Training Project at Partners for Inclusive Communities, Arkansas' UCEDD, an Arkansas-licensed Clinical Psychologist, providing the statewide training and certification for Positive Behavior Support Specialists and developing PBS plans for United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas. Most recently, Dr. Bryant served as the Clinical Director for Arkansas START (Systemic, Therapeutic Assessment, Resources and Treatment), a crisis prevention and intervention program for individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and complex behavioral health needs. She joined the Institute for Disability Studies, the UCEDD at the University of Southern Mississippi, as Executive Director in October of 2014.